Trample

usgb/ˈtræmpl/Volume
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Physical ActionPlay
‘Trample’ implies forceful, careless stepping that can ruin or hurt. SlideThe horses trampled the fence flat.
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Accidental HarmPlay
Trampling can be unintentional when someone does not see what they step on. SlideI didn't mean to trample your glasses!
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Emotive ImageryPlay
Use ‘trample’ to evoke a strong image of carelessness or destruction. SlideIn the rush for the door, they trampled the handmade quilt.